FAST FACT France has the 3rd largest stockpile of nuclear weapons in the world, behind Russia and the US. France has 300 nuclear warheads, just in front of the United ...

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There were once many of these objects dotting the floor in the United States Senate, but now there are just two — two spittoons. They aren’t used anymore, but they ...

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The signature of the President of the United States is on an endless array of documents, from simple correspondence to bills signed into law. But the president can’t possibly sign ...

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The conspirators of the Gunpowder Plot In today’s vernacular, the word “guy” or “guys” can mean a male, a group of men, sometimes even a female, and a group of ...

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On February 19, 1913, Pedro Lascuráin became the President of Mexico, but his new presidency was short-lived — very short-lived. He was in office for only 45 minutes, and his presidency has ...

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There is an area of land between Egypt and Sudan that nobody wants and has been unclaimed by either nation. The 795 square miles of land in the shape of ...

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It’s hard to fathom, but the United States once chose 00000000 as the password for its computer controls of nuclear-tipped missiles, and it stayed that way for nearly 20 years. ...

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If you see pictures of Daniel Webster, he doesn’t look happy (like the one above), but he did have a good reason why he wasn’t. In the mid-1800s, Daniel Webster ...

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In 1988, the Soviets launched a new type of spacecraft that had an almost identical appearance to the Space Shuttle belonging to the United States. The Soviets didn’t just copy ...

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The F-117 Nighthawk On July 11, 1986, a military airplane crashed at 2:00 AM in the Sequoia National Forest in California, killing the pilot and causing a 150-acre brush fire. ...

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When the run for the presidency begins to heat up, things can get a little strange. While the previous and the current U.S. presidential elections have proved to rank high ...

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